Dr. Derek Leung

Dr. Derek is a graduate of the prestigious Boston University School of Dental Medicine. He continued his education with a two year intensive residency in pediatric dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and was on staff at major hospitals in Boston, MA. Passionate about pediatric dentistry, Dr. Derek frequently digests research articles and continuing education courses to provide the best care for his patients. In addition to private practice, he dedicates his time as a faculty member at Tufts by providing expertises and guidance to future dentists. He has been awarded Top Dentist by Boston Magazine for excellence in pediatric dentistry in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.

Along with his multiple accolades, Dr. Derek has been extensively recognized for his services and contributions to civic duty by receiving the Humanitarian Award from the International College of Dentists and receiving honors in civic commitment and community service.

Dr. Derek is an avid runner and is hoping to challenge his tenth marathon in 2021. He is excited to be part of the Children’s Dental Center’s team. He also loves pizza and donuts.

Children's Dental Center is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.

Making Your Child’s Tooth Fairy Visit Magical

As children grow, they begin to lose their baby teeth. Most kids lose their first tooth around the age of 6, and will continue to lose their baby teeth until around the age of 12. With each tooth loss, comes the tooth fairy! National Tooth Fairy Day is celebrated every year on August 22.  Losing […]

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